Cardero Resource (TSX:CDU,NYSEMKT:CDY,NYSEAmex:CDY,FWB:C5R) reported that the BC Environmental Assessment Office issued a decision under Section 11 of the Environmental Assessment Act (BC) regarding the Carbon Creek Metallurgical Coal Project. Section 11 Order specifies the scope, procedures, and methods by which the Carbon Creek Project EA review is to be conducted.

As quoted in the press release:

The next stage in the EA process is for the Company to prepare the draft AIR for review by the EAO, the working group and First Nations and, subsequently, the public.

The Company also announces that Mr. Bob Osborne has been appointed as the Director, Community Relations, effective October 1, 2012. Bob will be working closely with local communities and First Nations to continue positive, open working relationships on behalf of the Company as the Carbon Creek Project progresses towards a production decision and anticipated subsequent development.

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